Wednesday, November 9, 2016
Chesapeake Energy Arena
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The Toronto Raptors travel to Chesapeake Energy Arena to play the Oklahoma City Thunder on Wednesday, November 9, 2016. The Raptors come into this game with an overall record of 4-2. They are 1st in the Atlantic Division. They currently have a point differential of 5.3 as they are averaging 100.8 points per game while giving up 95.5 per contest. The Thunder have an overall record of 6-1. They currently are 1st in the Northwest Division. They are averaging 102.7 points per game and surrendering 97.9, good for a point differential of 4.9.
Kyle Lowry comes into this contest averaging 17 points per game while playing 38.2 minutes per night so far this season for the Raptors. He pulls down 4.2 rebounds per game and dishes out 6 assists per game as well. His field goal percentage is 37% while his free throw percentage is currently at 82%. DeMar DeRozan averages 33.7 points per game in 37.2 minutes per contest this season. He averages 2.7 assists per contest and 4.8 rebounds per game for Toronto. His field goal percentage is 52% for the year while his free throw percentage is 84%.
Russell Westbrook averages 30.4 points per game while playing 33.1 minutes per contest this year for the Thunder. He grabs 8.4 rebounds per game and has 9.9 assists per contest on the year. His field goal percentage is 43% and his free throw percentage currently is at 79%. Victor Oladipo averages 15.7 points per game this season and he sees the court an average of 33.6 minutes per contest. He also averages 3.4 rebounds per contest and 1.6 assists per game. His field goal percentage is 42% and his free throw percentage is 70%.
Toronto averages 100.8 points per contest this season which ranks them 21st in the NBA. Their average scoring margin is 5.3 and their shooting percentage is 45% as a team which has them ranked 15th. Behind the arc they shoot 26% which is good for 30th in the league. They average 52.8 rebounds per game and 17 assists per game which ranks them 15th and 30th in those offensive categories. In the turnover department they rank 3rd with 12.2 per game. The Raptors allow 95.5 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 3rd in the league. They also allow a 44% shooting percentage and a 32% average from behind the arc ranking them 9th and 7th in those defensive categories. Opponents average 50.8 rebounds a game which ranks 7th and they give up 18.7 assists per contest which puts them in 5th place in the league. They force 14.2 turnovers per game which ranks them 18th in the league.
Oklahoma City averages 102.7 points per game this year which ranks them 16th in the league. Their average scoring margin is 4.9 and their shooting percentage is 44% as a team which has them sitting in the 19th spot in the league. Behind the arc they shoot 32% which is good for 22nd in the NBA. They average 59.9 rebounds per game and 20.4 assists per contest which ranks them 2nd and 20th respectively. In the turnover department the Thunder rank 26th with 17.1 per game. The Thunder allow 97.9 points per game to their opponents which ranks them 8th in the league. They also allow a 42% shooting percentage and a 28% average from behind the arc ranking them 4th and 1st in those defensive statistics. Opponents average 55 rebounds a game which ranks 20th and they give up 18.4 assists per contest which puts them in 4th place in the league. The Thunder force 16.4 turnovers per game which ranks them 7th in the NBA.
The Raptors have an offensive rating of 108.3 and a defensive rating of 102.6. In terms of pace they average 93.1 possessions per 48 minutes and their effective field goal percentage is 48%. As a team they have a true shooting percentage of 53% and they shoot 3 pointers on 26% of their shots. Toronto turns the ball over an average of 11.3 times per 100 possessions and they force 13.4 on the defensive end. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the season currently is 48%.
The Thunder rating on offense is 101.2 and they have a defensive rating of 96.4. They get 100 possessions per 48 minutes and they have an effective field goal percentage of 48%. As a unit they have a true shooting percentage of 51% and they attempt 3 pointers on 26% of their shot attempts. Oklahoma City turns the ball over on 14.6 out of every 100 possessions and their opponents average 14.4 turnovers per 100 possessions. Their defensive effective field goal percentage for the year is 46%.
Toronto Raptors Betting Trends
The Toronto Raptors are 3-3-0 against the spread
The Toronto Raptors are 3-3-0 against the over/under
Oklahoma City Thunder Betting Trends
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 4-3-0 against the spread
The Oklahoma City Thunder are 1-6-0 against the over/under
Toronto Raptors Injuries
11/08/16 C Jonas Valanciunas Knee "?" Wednesday vs. Oklahoma City
10/22/16 PG Delon Wright Shoulder out indefinitely
10/22/16 F Jared Sullinger Foot out indefinitely
Oklahoma City Thunder Injuries
10/22/16 PG Cameron Payne Foot out indefinitely
Tony's Pick: Take Oklahoma City -3.5
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